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Faculty wins best paper award

Colleagues from the departments of diagnostic sciences and biomedical sciences recently received good news.


(Front row, L to R) Drs. Aparna Naidu and Lynne Opperman
(Back row, L to R) Drs. John Wright, Harvey Kessler,
Robert Spears and Paul Dechow


Drs. Aparna Naidu, John Wright and Harvey Kessler from diagnostic sciences and Drs. Paul Dechow, Robert Spears and Lynne Opperman from biomedical sciences are the recipients of the 2009 Larry J. Peterson Best Paper Award.

The award recognizes their journal article titled "The effects of bisphosphonates on osteoblasts in vitro." The article appeared in the July 2008 issue of Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontology. The oral and maxillofacial surgery section of the journal recognizes one article annually for this prestigious award. The announcement was made in the January 2010 issue.